Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And there shall be signs in sun and moon and stars, and upon the earth distress of nations in perplexity at the roar of the sea and rolling waves,

New American Standard Bible

"There will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth dismay among nations, in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and the waves,

King James Version

And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;

Holman Bible

“Then there will be signs in the sun, moon, and stars; and there will be anguish on the earth among nations bewildered by the roaring sea and waves.

International Standard Version

"There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and there will be distress on earth among the nations that are confused by the roaring of the sea and its waves.

A Conservative Version

And there will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity, roaring of sea and of tossing,

American Standard Version

And there shall be signs in sun and moon and stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, in perplexity for the roaring of the sea and the billows;

Amplified

And there will be signs in the sun and moon and stars; and upon the earth [there will be] distress (trouble and anguish) of nations in bewilderment and perplexity [ without resources, left wanting, embarrassed, in doubt, not knowing which way to turn] at the roaring ( the echo) of the tossing of the sea,

An Understandable Version

"Then [Note: This event answers to the "immediately" of Matt. 24:29, and suggests the next major event on God's calendar] there will be [supernatural] signs [evident] in the sun and moon and stars. And on earth [there will be] distress among nations; they will be perplexed by the roaring of the ocean's churning waves. [Note: Probably this is figurative language for highly agitated conditions on earth].

Anderson New Testament

And there shall be signs in the sun and in the moon and in the stars; and on the earth, distress of nations in perplexity; the sea and its waves roaring;

Bible in Basic English

And there will be signs in the sun and moon and stars; and on the earth, fear among the nations and doubt because of the loud noise of the sea and the waves;

Common New Testament

"There will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth distress of nations in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and the waves,

Daniel Mace New Testament

there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars: and upon the earth distress of nations under confusion, the sea and the waves roaring.

Godbey New Testament

And there will be signs in the sun and in the moon and in the stars; and commotion of the nations of the earth in their perplexity, the sea and the wave roaring;

Goodspeed New Testament

There will be signs too in sun, moon, and stars, and on earth dismay among the heathen, bewildered at the roar of the sea and the waves.

John Wesley New Testament

And there shall be signs in the sun, and moon, and stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity, the sea roaring and tossing:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then there shall be signs in the sun and in the moon and in the stars, and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;

Julia Smith Translation

And signs shall be in the sun, and moon, and stars; and upon earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and commotion resounding.

King James 2000

And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;

Lexham Expanded Bible

"And there will be signs in the sun and moon and stars, and on the earth distress of nations in perplexity from the noise of the sea and [its] surging,

Modern King James verseion

And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars. And on the earth will be anxiety of nations with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And there shall be signs, in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars: and in the earth the people shall be in such perplexity, that they shall not tell which way to turn themselves. The sea and the waters shall roar,

Moffatt New Testament

And there will be signs in sun and moon and stars, while on earth the nations will be in dismay with bewilderment at the roar of sea and waves,

Montgomery New Testament

"And there will be signs in the sun and the moon and the stars; and on the earth distress of nations in perplexity at the roar of the sea and the billows;

NET Bible

"And there will be signs in the sun and moon and stars, and on the earth nations will be in distress, anxious over the roaring of the sea and the surging waves.

New Heart English Bible

There will be signs in the sun, moon, and stars; and on the earth anxiety of nations, in perplexity for the roaring of the sea and the waves;

Noyes New Testament

And there will be signs in the sun and moon and stars; and on the earth distress of nations, in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and waves;

Sawyer New Testament

And there shall be signs in the sun, and moon, and stars; and on the earth distress of nations, with perplexity [at] the roaring of the sea and waves,

The Emphasized Bible

And there will he signs in sun, and moon, and stars, and, on the earth, anguish of nations in embarrassment - sea and surge resounding, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;

Twentieth Century New Testament

There will be signs, too, in the sun and moon and stars, and on the earth despair among the nations, in their dismay at the roar of the sea and the surge.

Webster

And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;

Weymouth New Testament

"There will be signs in sun, moon, and stars; and on earth anguish among the nations in their bewilderment at the roaring of the sea and its billows;

Williams New Testament

And there will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on earth despair of nations in bewilderment at the roaring of the sea and its waves,

World English Bible

There will be signs in the sun, moon, and stars; and on the earth anxiety of nations, in perplexity for the roaring of the sea and the waves;

Worrell New Testament

And there will be signs in sun, and moon, and stars; and on the earth distress of nations, with perplexity for the roaring of the sea and billows;

Worsley New Testament

And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and on the earth distress of nations in perplexity, the sea and the waves roring:

Youngs Literal Translation

And there shall be signs in sun, and moon, and stars, and on the land is distress of nations with perplexity, sea and billow roaring;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

σημεῖον 
Semeion 
Usage: 56

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the sun
ἥλιος 
helios 
Usage: 25

and







and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

in the moon
σελήνη 
Selene 
Usage: 6

in the stars
ἄστρον 
Astron 
Usage: 3

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

the earth
γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

συνόχη 
sunoche 
Usage: 1

of nations
ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

with
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ἀπορία 
Aporia 
Usage: 0

the sea
θάλασσα 
Thalassa 
sea
Usage: 82

the waves
σάλος 
Salos 
Usage: 0

References

Fausets

Sun

Hastings

Morish

Prayers for Luke 21:25

Context Readings

The Arrival Of The Son Of Man

24 And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and be led captive into all the nations; and Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the nations until the times of the nations be fulfilled. 25 And there shall be signs in sun and moon and stars, and upon the earth distress of nations in perplexity at the roar of the sea and rolling waves, 26 men ready to die through fear and expectation of what is coming on the habitable earth, for the powers of the heavens shall be shaken.


Cross References

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens and the constellations thereof shall not give their light; the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.

Isaiah 24:23

And the moon shall be confounded, and the sun ashamed; for Jehovah of hosts shall reign on mount Zion, and in Jerusalem, and before his ancients in glory.

Psalm 46:3

Though the waters thereof roar and foam, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah.

Psalm 93:3-4

The floods lifted up, O Jehovah, the floods lifted up their voice; the floods lifted up their roaring waves.

Isaiah 5:30

and they shall roar against them in that day like the roaring of the sea. And if one look upon the earth, behold darkness and distress, and the light is darkened in the heavens thereof.

Isaiah 13:13-14

Therefore I will make the heavens to shake, and the earth shall be removed out of her place, at the wrath of Jehovah of hosts, and in the day of his fierce anger.

Isaiah 22:4-5

Therefore said I, Look away from me; let me weep bitterly: labour not to comfort me, because of the spoiling of the daughter of my people.

Isaiah 51:15

And I am Jehovah thy God, who raiseth the sea, so that its waves roar: Jehovah of hosts is his name.

Jeremiah 4:23

I beheld the earth, and lo, it was waste and empty; and the heavens, and they had no light.

Ezekiel 32:7-8

And when I shall put thee out, I will cover the heavens, and make the stars thereof black; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give her light.

Daniel 12:1

And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince who standeth for the children of thy people; and there shall be a time of distress, such as never was since there was a nation until that time. And at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that is found written in the book.

Joel 2:30-31

And I will shew wonders in the heavens and on the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke.

Amos 8:9-10

And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord Jehovah, that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the land in the clear day.

Micah 7:4

The best of them is as a briar; the most upright, worse than a thorn-fence. The day of thy watchmen, thy visitation is come; now shall be their perplexity.

Matthew 24:29

But immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun shall be darkened, and the moon not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken.

Matthew 27:45

Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour;

Mark 13:24

But in those days, after that distress, the sun shall be darkened and the moon shall not give its light;

Mark 13:26

and then shall they see the Son of man coming in clouds with great power and glory;

Mark 15:33

And when the sixth hour was come, there came darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour;

Acts 2:19

And I will give wonders in the heaven above and signs on the earth below, blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke:

2 Peter 3:10-12

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a rushing noise, and the elements, burning with heat, shall be dissolved, and the earth and the works in it shall be burnt up.

Revelation 6:12-14

And I saw when it opened the sixth seal, and there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as hair sackcloth, and the whole moon became as blood,

Revelation 20:11

And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled, and place was not found for them.

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